Chambers and Blohm’s mission is to provide quality mental health care to improve the lives of clients and their families.
Meet Our Staff
Kathy Blohm, PhD, Licensed Psychologist
Kathy is a licensed clinical psychologist. She is a graduate of the College of St. Benedict and the California School of Professional Psychology-Alameda. Dr. Blohm moved to Bismarck from Minneapolis in 1999 and opened Chambers and Blohm Psychological Services in 2001. She enjoys finding creative ways to practice psychology. Valuing collaboration and working with individuals from different agencies and across disciplines, she strives to develop new programs that meet the needs of the community. Dr. Blohm works with patients across the developmental continuum and specializes in the treatment of anxiety, mood, and eating disorders. She has a special interest in human sexuality across the lifespan and is currently the only Board Certified Sex Therapist (AASECT) in western North Dakota.
Julijana Nevland, PhD
Dr. Nevland is a Licensed Psychologist with over a decade of mental health experience. She received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Dakota. Dr. Nevland completed her pre-doctoral internship with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, where she received specialized training in neuropsychological and forensic assessment, suicide prevention, substance abuse, dual diagnosis, and treatment of severe mental illness. She has worked in various clinical settings to include state and federal prisons, veteran administration hospital (VA), private university, and community mental health agencies. Dr. Nevland enjoys working with individuals, families, and couples (all ages), and specializes in the treatment of mood disorders (e.g., depression, bipolar), anxiety disorders, PTSD/ trauma/grief, relationship difficulties, LGBTQ affirmative interventions, and improving adjustment/coping skills. Dr. Nevland has a special interest in organizational consulting and training, regarding the role of mental health variables in improving motivation, conflict resolution, stress management, and overall wellness.
Lauree Hellman, APRN, PMHCNS
Lauree is a Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist. She provides individual and group therapy as well as medication management for adults and has many years of psychiatric nursing experience. Areas of treatment include depression, anxiety, as well as relationship difficulties, boundaries, stress management, self esteem and other areas of life improvement skills to achieve healthy functioning with life’s transitions. Lauree is also a facilitator for the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) group which provides four 10 week sessions of intense group therapy to assist people in regaining control of their lives. She is a graduate of the University of Mary and University of North Dakota. She is board certified in psychiatric mental health advanced practice nursing through the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the North Dakota Board of Nursing.
Michelle Fike, APRN, PMHCNS
Michelle is a Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist. She provides medication management and individual therapy for adults in the treatment of depression, anxiety and other mental health concerns. Michelle received her Bachelor degree and Master of Nursing degree through the University of Mary. She completed post-masters certification in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing through the University of North Dakota. Michelle has many years of psychiatric nursing experience. She is board-certified in advanced practice nursing through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Megan Frankl, MS
Megan received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from North Dakota State University. She has additional training and coursework in the area of psychological assessment, with an emphasis in Neuropsychology and Neuropsychological Assessment. She is particularly interested in providing psychological assessments to elderly with a wide range of conditions including brain injuries, strokes, and various neurodegenerative disorders. She tailors her approach to the individual client, since every assessment is unique and involves more than a collection of data.
Alek Krumm, PhD.
Alek Krumm is a Psychologist in Residence working under the supervision of Dr. Blohm. A native of Bismarck, Alek went on to earn her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, completing her pre-doctoral internship at the Fargo Veteran Administration (VA) hospital. Alek works primarily with adults (and adolescents), offering individual, couples, and group psychotherapy. She also provides psychological assessment (testing) services, including for questions related to ADHD, learning disorders, and other changes in cognitive functioning. Alek works well with folks who want to make friends with needless anxiety, be more spontaneous and flexible, connect with their emotions, improve their relationships, and make sense of their suffering.
Zach Nevland, LAPC, LAC
Zach is a Licensed Associate Professional Counselor and a Licensed Master Addiction Counselor. He is also a NAADAC certified Master Addiction Counselor. Zach received his Master’s in Counseling degree from the University of Mary, where he specialized in clinical mental health and addiction counseling. Zach has over 10 years of experience in the mental health field. He specializes in the treatment of dual diagnoses, completes chemical dependency and DUI evaluations, and provides individual therapy for substance abuse disorders. He also provides clinical and couple’s counseling services to clients of all ages who are struggling with various problems, such as marital discord, anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, and grief issues, utilizing an integrative therapy approach. Zach believes counseling should be tailored to each individual to best meet their unique mental health needs and readiness for change.
Lynsey Diehl, LPC
Lynsey is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She received her Master of Counseling degree from the University of Mary with a specialization in clinical mental health counseling. Lynsey provides evidenced-based trauma informed services to adults and children utilizing Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) interventions. She also has experience in Play Therapy, Art Therapy, and Sand Tray Therapy. Lynsey believes in treating the whole person through a holistic lens. She is open to learning new practices to best match the needs of her clients.
Lynsey also finds value in connecting with and strengthening the Bismarck/Mandan community. She is a board member for Invisible Innocence, a nonprofit aimed to meet the needs of survivors of human trafficking. She also is the co-founder for Bismarck Birth Circle, an organization aimed to hold space for women to share their birth experiences. Her future goals include specialized trainings in trauma-informed yoga and prenatal/postnatal yoga practices.
Jenna Johnson, LPCC, CCS
Jenna is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and a Certified Counseling Supervisor. She received her Master’s Degree from the University of Vermont and specialized in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Jenna has experience working with a variety of populations, but has specialized training and interest in treating adolescents who have experienced traumatic events. She utilizes several evidence based trauma treatment models, including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR) Additionally, she has focused training in meeting the mental health needs of adolescents who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation. Jenna believes that everyone deserves to be the author of their own story and aims to help clients regain ownership of their own narrative.
Kylee Vance, LPCC, LMAC
Kylee is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Licensed Master Addiction Counselor. She received her master’s degree in counseling from the University of North Dakota and has experience working with a variety of populations. She provides evidence-based trauma informed services to children, adolescents and adults including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Kylee also enjoys working with individuals with anxiety, depression, and grief issues and uses play, art, and sand tray therapy in her practice.
Andrea Ficek Falcon, Psychometrist / Creative Director
Andrea fulfills a variety of tasks including administering and scoring psychological tests, collaborating with psychologists and counselors to bring the arts, mindfulness techniques, and yoga to clients, as well as assisting with other odds and ends around the office. Andrea received her bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of Mary. Along with being a musician, she is also passionate and experienced in various forms of visual and fiber art. Andrea believes in the healing power of the arts, the importance of self-exploration, and finding creative methods to meet the needs of clients.
Melissa Lipp, Billing Services
Melissa is a native of Bismarck, North Dakota. She started working at Chambers and Blohm Psychological Services in January 2010. Melissa worked as the secretary at St. Alexius Partial Hospitalization Program for 9 years and as communication clerk in the St. Alexius Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for 21 years before coming to Chambers and Blohm. Her primary responsibilities are billing, payments and insurance issues and assisting in the office as needed.
Susan Kambeitz, Receptionist
Susan is a native of Regan, North Dakota. She started working at Chambers & Blohm Psychological Services in April of 2018. Susan worked as a Secretary/Receptionist at Valley Weight Loss Clinic for 5 years prior to coming to Chambers & Blohm. Her duties consist of scheduling appointments, answering phones, and helping out wherever needed.